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Reports of E-cigarettes exploding on the rise

Complaints of explosions and injuries have pushed attorneys general from 40 states to call on the FDA to regulate e-cigarettes. A Georgia woman's e-cigarette exploded in her home, shaking the entire house.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 26, 2013 04:28
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The NAAG Tobacco Project

specializes in matters related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”). Its staff is dedicated to helping the Attorneys General of the signatory States (“Settling States”) interpret, implement, and enforce this agreement. The Tobacco Project is
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:37
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NAAG LETTER TO FDA Re: FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes (PDF)

Dear Commissioner Hamburg, The undersigned Attorneys General write to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take all available measures to meet the FDA’s stated deadline of October 31, 2013, to issue proposed regulations that will address the ad
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:33
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AGs urge FDA to Regulate Sale and Advertising of E-Cigarettes

called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today to immediately regulate the sale and advertising of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as "tobacco products" under the Tobacco Control Act, as they are products made or derived from tobacco.
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:25
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[Ohio] DeWine urges FDA to regulate electronic cigarettes

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and his counterparts in 39 other states and territories sent a letter yesterday to Commissioner Margaret Hamburg of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging the agency to begin testing and regulating e-cigarettes, so
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 25, 2013 08:24
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GLANTZ: Big success for ecig companies: US kids rapidly taking them up

My priorities: 1. Ecigs should not be allowed to be used anywhere cigarettes are not allowed (i.e., in smokefree environments). Over 100 communities and several states have already done this. 2. Ecigs should be subject to all the same sales and licensi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 7, 2013 16:19
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Leading Health Groups Urge State AGs to Investigate R.J. Reynolds’ New Magazine Ads for Camel Cigarettes

The ads, for Camel Crush cigarettes, have appeared in the April, May or June issues of at least 24 magazines, including several with large teen readerships. This is the first time R.J. Reynolds has advertised a cigarette brand in magazines since December
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 6, 2013 18:50
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[California] ARCHIVE: Vermont Sues R.J. Reynolds Over Cigarette Ad Claims

The state says there is no proof that the Eclipse brand poses less health risk. The company says its marketing is backed by scientific research.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 6, 2013 09:17
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[Vermont] Tobacco Giant R.J. Reynolds Ordered to Pay the State $8 Million in Penalties and to Stop Deceptive Advertising

In the latest ruling, Judge Pearson concluded that Reynolds should be required to pay substantial civil penalties for its violations and that an additional injunction should issue against Reynolds to prevent similar conduct by Reynolds in marketing other
Vermont Office of the Attorney General
added Jun 6, 2013 08:58
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[California] CA Upholds $3 Million Fee Award in Tobacco Settlement Violation

The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld an attorney fee award of nearly $3 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an action for violation of the 1998 national tobacco settlement. Div. One held that San Diego Superior Court Judge Ronald
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 22, 2013 19:56
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